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abiixxs wrnsxT nriXEcroa, Abilene, Kansas, june so, tn
A PEST IN CHECK. I PROPOSED RAILROAD NOT DEAD HELD MISS RARA BENN MARRIED. - 4) ABILENE BOY SCOUTS MUsoari Farmer Used Creosote Stop Chinch. Bag Army. to K. K. N. Making Good ProgroM Wedding at LaCrosse Sallna Man .at Newton. the Groom. .t The Scoot Oath. On my 'honor I'll do my beit to do my duty to God and my country, and to obey the scout liw; to help other people at all time; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, morally atraisht. Tha Beomt Law. A scout la: 1. Trustworthy. 3. - Loyal. 8. Helpful. V 4. Friendly. " ' 5. ' Courteous. . Kind. . 7. Obedient. , 8. ' Cheerful. 9. Thrifty. 10. ' Brave. 11. Clean. 12. Reverent. Since last October, when the Abi lene Council of the Boy Scouts of America was organized, sixty-two toys, ranging in age from 12 to 18, have taken the Scout oath. The council la flourishing, and the boys manifest a real interest in the move ment and its objects. P. F. Schilling is scout master, and the organization and adminis tration of the Abilene council is un der his direction. The boys meet once a week. They have taken num orous hikes, and are planning for more. The biggest event of the sum mer, if plans now under way can be carried to a successful culmination ; wUl be ten days' camping trip, in conjunction with the Junction City scouts .during August. A farm not far from Junction has been leased and the plan Is for the two councils to camp' there. A physical director will be present to Instruct the boys In swimming, sports and woodcraft, and another man will have charge of drilling them. The general supervision of the boy scouts is in the hands of the local council, an organization com posed of twenty- Abilene business men. Its officers are: B. H. Smith, president; Wm. Sterl, secretary and treasurer; J. M. Walters, scout com missioner. The scouts are divided Into six patrols, each commanded by a patrol leader. :.. P F. Schilling received his com-j 1 ' mission as scout master from the nationar offices in New-York. The The Kewton, Kansas and North ern railroad Is not dead. If stories ta vu tionivu 1 ffti a,v uv- . A Missouri farmer, tells the Kan sas City Journal how - he stopped chinch buas: I had two-thirds of a thirty acre field of wheat comolete-1 1,eTe Tma railroad was projected ly ruined by chinch bugs, adjoining "northward from Newton to Falrbury, which I had a field of oats and . Neb., and the proposed line travers- fleld of corn to which the bugs would ed Dickinson coonty, passing through ao unless some war was provided ! --bllen8' to atop them. To do this I took' "e. promoters aesirea tne saie or ftnd this evening Mr. and Mra. E. J. creosote, nut It in a teakettle and wrmi mousana oonars worm or Kaffer. Miss Asnes Gels. Mr. Ed. poured a light stream on the ground boDd, before they , would build the J Gels and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gels of Mr. John Raymond Gels started Sunday evening tor La Crosse, at which place he will be married Tues day morning at 9 o'clock to Miss Rara Benn, for the past four years teacher of German in the Sallna high school. Mr. Gels was accom panied by his sister, Miss Mary Gels between the wheat field where they road' party visited Abilene and were working and the oats and corn -"Blor' commercial ciuo field, nourlnr it on the bare around ,a8t . A committee was ap- wbere there was no rubbish or other po,nted to Investigate the matter, means for them to cross without or wnicft J- Case was president. Hf- - - V u a. - ja il s going over the creosote. I found V-"B" uo u" nearu noinin that they woulJ mass up to the creo- "4 lu w.a ioug time. sote line, but none whatever would lu "wlOB "wever. con- cross It. The question next arose ta,M a ,engthjr account of tne how to exterminate them. I found re8s 01 "ecurlng a right of way be- that by placing slack lime next to tween Newton and Canton- Pr0 and. between the creosote line and p0"ed "tatIon fourteen miles dls bugs millions of them were killed ttant u According to this account br the lint. T tried another nlnn. """ uunu wsuea are ueing sue- that waa to ntace straw Inslda tha c"y petitioned, a right of way line of creosote. The bugs would collect on the straw, It was then fired and. great numbers were killed in this way. T noticed In iialnff the rronanta that forty-eight hour, after it had SALIVA HOBO TROUBLES .... ... .. . ----- - " ' rv.'. . ' is being secured without difficulty and the project la very much alive. A line through McPherson county is assured, the paper states. been put on the ground not a sin gle bug had crossed the line. Creo sote stops them and the lime kills them. As every farmer knows, chinch bugs fly in the spring of the year, but' the summer and fall A barrel of slack lime will go NOT ABILENE'S FAULT. A story in the Sallna papers tells of a gang of 75 hoboes riding into Sallna on a freight, despite the ob- crawl on the ground in Jf tlons of the traln crew and 8ar' uiai iub Aouene oiiicers couia ao nothing with them when they took Manhattan will go to LaCrosse. The balance of the Gets family will re main at home on account of the fun eral of Mrs. Carl Welck, who was a relative. Father John Maher, of Sacred Heart church, who was to officiate at the wedding, will Instead conduct the funeral. The wedding ceremony Is to be performed at St. Michael's church and Mr. Gets will have as his best man his brother Mr. Ed. Gels while FlftT 7T oa "eparates the clumsy old time-keeper from tba Mlsa Benn's maid of honor will be mr,rI of pocket mechanism the South Bend Watch. In those dayt her sister, Miss Hilda Benn. A re- lt took one man a J" to build a watch. Today 12,000 are turned out ceptlon will follow at the home of every twenty-four hours In the United States over 4,000,000 a year, the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wn,1 you are reading this statement more than 25 complete watchea Walter H. Benn. Sallna Journal w6Te manufactured. The South Bend Watch of today Is no more Ilka Miss Benn taught for several years the watch of fifty years ago than the modern harvesting machine Is like In the Abilene high school. TEACHERS' NEW BOOKS AT PUBLIC LIBRARY. the old fashioned scythe. Around the World on a Drop of Oil, Did you ever stop and think what a wonderful piece of mechanism a good watch like the South Bend Is? Take the hairspring for instance. One mile of this wire weighs less than half a pound. The balance wheel makes 18,000 vibrations an (hour 157,000,000 a year. It moves 3,558 miles a year on less than a drop of oil. If a locomotive having six foot drivina- wheela. County Superintendent W. O. Steen has Just given to the public library the following books of inter est to teachers: Standards of Education..Chamberlaln The Recitation. Hamilton the fltor, and should, mn until Its wheels had performed the same around an eighty acre field. Lime Pssess,on ot the train In Abilene." Teachlng a District School , J ' of revolutions that a balance wheel does In one year, lt would iub miners ot Auuene say tney Dinsmore ore tuan iwenty-eignt complete circuits of the earth. inches wide and thoroughly cover. u "uuu,e l noooe" Studies In the History of Modern luo "uia oena "lcn " aajusteo to every change and condition, the ground. Ten gallons of creosote e8terday and know nothing of the EdUcatlon Hoyt Baked ,n an oven- frozea ,c. adjusted to position, inspected 411 niiair. noooes in Aouene are wen- Thinking and Learning to Think "me8' pui rougn a 7uo nour test for accuracy, can you wonder why behaved, and entirely under the of- Schaeffer th,a wonderful watch is the standard. In the railroad world where fleers' control. Common Sense Didactics".. Sabin accurate time Is the watchword you will find thousands of South Bend "The seventy-five tramps scatter- Publle School pfii.tl0nhlna Studebaker Watches. ea tnrougnout tne yaras ana the or- Sogard iicers . were uname to get close will go around the same field, as lt takes but a light stream to answer the purpose. POSTOFFICE HANDLED 17,471 PIENCES IN A WEEK From the ninth to the fourteenth of June 17,471 pieces of mail were delivered by the carriers from the enough to any of them in order to WOULD SHOW PANAMA admonish them to be on their way," says the Sallna paper. There were several officers, too. That was cer tainly commendable work when the CANAL IN MINIATURE. Abilene postoffice, according to. officers were waiting at the train to figures compiled in an official count meet the hobo gang. ordered by department authorities. iue loiai weigni 01 tne man was 1815 pounds, a dally average of 75 pounds for each carrier. The employees case and route mall at an average rate of ten and a half pieces 'a minute. In the pos- ASKS DIVORCE AND CUSTODY OF CHILD. Mrs. Susan Chastain, who lives west of town, today filed suit for divorce from A. B. Chastain, al leging non support and desertion. She asks for the custody of their married News of Abllene's watermelon day August 27, has traveled far, and the secretary of the Commercial club re ceives letters of Inquiry every day. The latest Is from a company In Washington which wants to exhibit the Panama canal In miniature, showing vessels in motion, locks and so forth. i q 1 Hm If a thara ota ii7 A mall va J national council has Jurisdiction of , clnlents. 1117 for each carrier. The ( 'ine entire movement in tne unuea carriers travel an average daily dls- child, Sarah. They were states, ana issues manuals, inairuc- tance of Bjxteen milestone going at Belolt three years ago tlons. dispenses uniiorms ana equip- eighteen. menf, and performs similar duties.) Thij record la required annually in tne unitea states mere are aoout. fPOm fiVfirv nnstofp AhJiene rnv with the best of them In every par ticular. Last year the count was made in March,' when business Is heavy, hence this year's record shows a decrease. two million scouts. The boy scc'ts of America have drifted away, somewhat from the In ternational organizations In Europe because of the latter's tendency to ward militarism. The Socialists and certain labor organizations in this CIDER VENDORS TO BE country denounced the movement ARRESTED SHOOK GUILTY because they believed it tended to arouse military spirit, but the na tional council strongly opposes any thing of the sort. Boys between the ages of 12 and 18 are eligible to membership, after learning the scout law, sign, salute, history of the American flag, and how to tie four knots from a speci fied list. A boy is first a tender foot, and may later be promoted Miss StrotHer Is Wedded. Miss Bess Strother, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. , Frank T. Strother, formerly of Abilene but now of Al buquerque, N. M., and Mr. Charles Obituary. H. Slier , of that city were marrlec The whole Buckeye community June ljth. They have gone cn a was made sad when it learned that wedding trip to the Pacific coast, death had visited the home of Mr. The bride was one of Abilene'a most and Mrs. J. F. Correll and taken attractive girls and many friends SEE THIS MASTER TIMEPIECE TODAY You can't buy a better watch than the South Bend, simply because a better watch isn't made. You can get one of these famous watches from f 100 down. You can see this master timepiece ticket away with on-tne-aot accuracy in our sre. Suppose you drop In and looc lt over. There's Ho obligation to buy. Simply come on a sight-seeing trip. It. will surely Interest you. Come to-day- -now, Selling Agent for South Bend Watches ENJOIN FAMOUS , BLUE SKY LAW Henceforth the sale of cider in Dickinson county will constitute suf ficient grounds for the arrest of its vendor, according to a statement from them their youngest child, Ar- here will wish her much Joy. dls, on Friday evening. She was taken sick Tuesday morning. Her tis. Though all was done for her possible she grew rapidly worse and Buffered much until the end. Ardls S. Correll was born near Sabetha, Kan., Nov. 6, 1903; died June 20, 1913, aged 9 years, 7 months and 14 days. She was of a made by the county attorneyfh"ls kind and loving disposition and was morning. I loved by a host of friends, old and "I will -prosecute on the assump-; young. She was seldom Vni Gala ranAwfiAif Wartnf an A .r ww pronouncea appena.ci- orgInalljr ffom K g. A c Sugar Company Charges Unconsti tutionality. Manhattan. $1 per bushel at thresh ing. machine. Write and order now, SAYS THE LAW-CAUSES UNREST don't delay, Tom H. Ballantyne, Pearl, Kansas. 18d2tl9w2t cltlon that the cider Is Intoxicating," from her Sunday school class. Fun- Eld H , w Fry M !r",sald Arthur Hurd. "for I believe that eral services were held In the Breth- ma q Guesg toithe great majority of It is. Pro- ren church conducted by Elder J. H. nn Mra'a'n Jni & i . . : me secona ana intra uegreea. ceedlng on this assumption it will Cakerice, assisted by Elder J. F, Tne secona aegree requires a then be necessary for the man who. Hants and U. Brilhart. The floral Tfth r-jh---,. a.,., miii - i -"D v-ucl oiieriuga wuitu were sent unu ROVT,q i q o. Trn1n Rolaa Spnor . , - . . the possession of certain scoutcraft Is not Intoxicating." brought by friends from far and LV'flL , ,1 Ti, !! Uve t'1"'' Jd A. W. Dana of (k. i ,so,.,T ' - the district court granted a tern- Advertised Mall. For week ending June 23, 1913: Letters: Sr. Luciano Alba (2). absent MrB. Edwin Brown, Mr. Vane Catlln, Mrs. W. A. Good- Mrs. L. Hutche- son, Mrs. A. R. Jenison, Mr. E. Levy, Mrs. Lyna Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. L. Celebrated Statute a Model for Other State Dawson Declares the Suit WUl Be Beneficial. Topeka, June 24. For the first time since its enactment, the cele brated Kansas "blue sky" law, tak en as a model for nearly all similar legislation in other state, Is Inopera- knowledge. The work Is primarily wm. Shook, arrested last week for near expressed the love they had for in the open. A third degree scout the sale of alcoholic cider, pleaded Ardls and also sympathy for the must stand well in scholarship, andguuty in Judge J.' P. Quinn's court ( bereaved family, and were greatly Mrs. Joe Winchester, F. E. Young. porary order late yesterday restraln- have information on a variety of sub- this morning jects, specific and general. "When a sixty days In boy has qualified to become a third fined 8200. degree scout he must be well-in-1 formed, must do well in school, and stand well with his employer, if he has one," said Mr. Schilling. "He must have a knowledge of first aid work and of scoutcraft, and there are a. variety of other requirements. When a boy becomes a third degree scout he is about as well developed along all lines as he can be. and is about as good a boy as one could ask or.". Four boys in the Abilene council are training for the third degree. . . i '". Speaking of the movement, Mr. Schilling said: "When people come to thoroughly understand the ob- jects and benefits of the organiza tion they will .show a more healthy Interest in the work. I venture to say that not a single mother of a scout would have her son give up the work. It makes for better cltt- senship. It gives a boy something to do, and keeps him off the streets. It fosters a healthy love of the out-of-doors, makes a boy courageous and manly, and inspires patriotism. Frequently the organization may lend practical aid to the commnn- He was sentenced to appreciated by them. She was laid I - innnim,v wirr. tne county jau ana to rest In the Chapman creek ceme tery, followed by a large crowd of relatives and friends. The sorrow ing family has the sympathy of the BRAKEMAN SPRAINS ANKLES JUMPING FROM BOX CAR, entire community and may they real W. A. MATTESON, P. M. ,ng the gtate officials from enforc Ing it. A suit In which the court Is ask REGAIN POPULATION LOSS ed t0 make the InJunctlon perma. nent, was filed by D. A. Moun Day general manager of the American HARVESTER. CO. HEAD RESIGNS Independent Stockholders' Causes Shake-up. Salt Clean old saner! 8c a bundle at ike J!sfletor ctZm. - In leaping from the top of overturning box car at the Santa Fe depot last night, O. E. Falrhurst of Emporia, a brakeman, sprained both ankles severely. Dr. H. ; B. Felty, railroad physician, treated him, and this morning he left for Emporia. The car was thrown from the track when it hit an open switch which the car coupled on ahead had passed. The coupling was- acciden tal. A, wrecking train placed the car back on the track this morning, Topeka, June 24. Kansas will this year regain the population Sugar Refining company, with bead , that aftpr fHnd hav don ail which she lost last year. If reports quarters here. He alleges the law they can there is still one who can received by the board of agriculture deprives him of all the rights guar an comfort and has promised that In 'rom 41 counties show similar con- anteed him under the constitution every trial and sorrow "My grace ditlons in all parts of the state, in of the state and nation. Tne peti- shall prove sufficient for thee." SHIFTING SOIL 41 counties most of them theltion states that the law has caused smaller counties of the state there a general unrest among business is a gain of about 4000 over the! men and that lt has injured his bust census enumeration " of a year ago.lness. Real Estate Transfers Reported J. E. Keel, Abstractor. by LUTHERANS AND METHODI8TS TIE IN SEVEN INNING GAME. Esther M. Dagenett et vir to Thos. S. Wilson, a s blk 8, Chap man, 8520. Elizabeth Kelley to Patrick J. Kel ler, w K sw 33-12-3, 81. r G. B. Rudd et ux to Elsie A. Kennl cott, e tt lot 20. lots 21, 22, blk 10, Woodbine. 81500. John Dolan et ux to Buennlng Bros. lots 15, 17, 19, 21, blk 2 and n H and no reports have been received from the larger counties. Last year's census showed 1,669,- 296 Inhabitants of the state as com pared with 1,686,647 in 1911, or a loss of 17,351a . ,-' REAL RUMMERTDIE IS . . WEATHER BUREAU PROMISE The Lutherans and Methodists played a seven innning ball game at the fair grounds last night, and ended with a tie, 9 to 9. Darkness prevented further play. The game was Interesting and full of excit ing situations. . ' ' Batteries were: Methodists, Wal- Emma V. Ketchem to Laura J. Washington, June 24. Real sum mertime weather during this week was promised over the country by the weather bureau. Temperatures lot . a M lot 6, blk 1, Dolan's above the seasonable averages were . add Herington. 12600. predicted for the southern states, John Gaede to Buenning Bros, lots the great central valleys and the 7, 9, 11. blk 9, Murray's add Her- plains states and normal tempera- Ington, 32500. tures for the middle Atlantic and Wil- New England states, the region of ters, Hobba and Carver; Lutherans.' C. Barber and Woodward." I Kama, lota 1. 2. blk 24. Herinc- the Great Lakes and the Pacific to fieoi. MiH!',lop' " --iri Attorney General Dawson in a statement today declared the suit would result in a benefit to the of ficers responsible for its enforce ment, as it would give them a Judi cial Interpretation of the statute. The Kansas blue sky law Intended to safeguard Investors In stocks and bonds and other securities, was pass ed two. years ago. SMUT IS INJURIOUS TO DONIPHAN COUNTY WHEAT. Atchison, June 24. With some of the wheat already harvested and much more of it ready to cut, Atchi son and Doniphan county farmers are complaining ot damage to the grain by smut Some fields have been so badly damaged the grain will be cut for bog feed. Chicago, June 24. W. C. Thomp son, of Chicago, president of the In dependent Harvester company of Piano, 111., and the entire board ot directors will resign today, accord ing to unofficial announcements! The resignations follow charges ot mismanagement and extravagance contained In a suit filed by 27,000 stockholders, most of them In Kan sas and Nebraska, on May 3 In the , United States district court. Mr. Thompson" will" turfi Into 'the" trei-' , ury 8350,000 worth of stock, owner ship of which is In dispute. Among the Kansas farmers who are plaintiffs In the suit are Fred 3. Hager and Peter Smith of Kins ley; O. M. Hager of Lewis, and H. A. Klrcbner of Coffey county. It Is understood they represent about 1000 stockholders in Kansas, Ne braska, Iowa and other central Mississippi valley states. In connection with the reslgna- Ion lt was said arrangements were being made whereby the control of the company would pass into other hands and the stockholders be given a chance "to run the business their way." COYOTE BITES LITTLE GIRL FOR PETTING IT. Wichita, June 23. Little Bessie Hubbard, 6-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pitt Hubbard, this city. tried to pet a coyote on the head through the bars of. a cage in the municipal zoo Sunday evening. "Nice doggie," she said. The coy ote snapped her on the arm. Physi cians took eleven stitches in the lacerated hand and arm. STOP RAISING WHEAT TO STARVE CHINCH BUGS. Emporia, June 24. The farmers' institute of Lyon county adopted a resolution today to discontinue rais ing wheat and oats In the county If all farmers would cooperate, believ ing the elimination of these two grains will starve out chinch bugs. The ravages of the pests have been severe. Many acres of corn have been destroyed by bugs migrating from wheat fields.